UCLA Rises to First Place at the Fall Preview

Oct. 24, 2009

The top-ranked UCLA women's golf team overtook first place on Saturday at the NCAA Fall Preview, hosted by UNC-Wilmington at the Country Club of Landfall.

The Bruins posted a two-over par score of 290 for a 36-hole total of 583 and held an eight-shot lead over runner-up Wake Forest (591, +15), which posted a team score of 287 (-1), the best round of the day. No.2 Arizona State was third at 592 (+16), followed by Duke and Purdue at 593 (+17). First-round front-runner USC dropped to eighth place after carding a score of 309 (+21).

Individually for the Bruins, sophomore All-American Stephanie Kono posted a 71 (-1) in the second round and was tied for fifth place at 144 (E). Freshman Tiffany Lua was tied for 11th place at 146 (+2) after carding a 73 (+1). Junior Glory Yang and senior Sydnee Michaels also posted scores of 73 and each was tied for 16th place at three-over 147. Sophomore Brianna Do was tied for 26th at 148 (+4) following a 75 (+3).

Wake Forest sophomore Cheyenne Woods, whose uncle is Tiger Woods, was the 36-hole leader at 139 (-5), following a 69 (-3) on Saturday.

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EVENT INFORMATION
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Friday, Apr 01
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
1st (-2, 286)
Saturday, Apr 02
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
Story
Sunday, Apr 03
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
2nd in Match Play
Friday, Apr 08
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
Story
Saturday, Apr 09
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
Story
Sunday, Apr 10
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
1st (-12, 852)
Monday, Apr 18
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
Story
Tuesday, Apr 19
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
Story
Wednesday, Apr 20
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
2nd (-15, 849)
Thursday, May 05
vs. NCAA Regionals
Bryan, TX
Story
Friday, May 06
vs. NCAA Regionals
Bryan, TX
Story
Saturday, May 07
vs. NCAA Regionals
Bryan, TX
3rd (+1, 865)
Friday, May 20
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Story
Saturday, May 21
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Story
Sunday, May 22
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Story
Monday, May 23
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
1st (-8, 1,144)
Tuesday, May 24
vs. Oregon
Eugene, OR
Won 4-0-1
Tuesday, May 24
vs. Washington
Eugene, OR
Lost 3-1-1
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS